Skiing at Dizn Ski slope, Iran.
Dizin ski complex is the first ski and winter sport resort in Iran which has been officially recognized and granted the title by the International Ski Federation for its capability in administrating official and international competitions. It gained its official title for its specific physical and technical features such as the course slope, length of the course and the place where the competitions and races are to be held, as well as amenities and other recreational facilities. Dizin is situated on the north mountains of Tehran at Gajereh region, where its distance from Chaloos road is 123 kilometers, and by Shemshak is 71 kilometers. The installation of ski-lifts at Dizin dates back to 1969 which include three telecabins, two skiliffs, seven dish teleskis and one Hammer teleski, the lowest point of the region is 2650 in, while its highest point is 3600m, above the sea level. Dizin climatologically condition offers the longest time for skiing, normally begins in (22 N0V. -22 MAY) Because of the expansion of the region. Dizin ski amenities included two hotels, 19 cottages and 5 restaurants, The ski activity in Dizin complex is not confined to winter season. Step-by-step ski training courses are offered to the trainees skilful ski trainers and sport lovers as well as those who love and want to spend their time in the beautiful and affricative mountain sites. At the present ,the Dizin ski region is administered by Iran ski federation. Open to public Winter, weekdays Summer, Thursdays, Fridays & holidays. In 1996 the first international Grasski tournament was held at Dizin.